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Company Description
For over 50 years, Leland Saylor Associates (LSA) has been a nationally recognized construction consulting firm providing expertise in the areas of estimating, scheduling, value engineering, and construction management. We are proud to be the cost advisor on some of the largest, most technically complex projects in the nation specializing in civic, office, research, healthcare, education, and infrastructure projects. Our renowned costing manual publication shares predictions, cost data, cost studies and market surveys for professional organizations and trade publications.
We have a new opportunity for a Regional Chief Estimator join our headquarters in downtown San Francisco. The Regional Chief Estimator will manage estimating operations for our west coast teams. We seek like:minded professionals who have a passion for estimating, drive to achieve results, creative problem:solving ability, and a dedication to client service and relationship management. Come join us and partner with our world class team and do your best work.

Regional Chief Estimator Job Description
Essential Functions
Assigns and coordinates scope of work with estimating staff for each project.
:Reviews project plans, specifications, estimating scopes and pricing prepared by estimating staff.
:Prepares budget and general conditions estimates for entire project prior to bid date and reviews budgets and general conditions prepared by other estimators.
:Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented.
:Maintains and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs.
:Maintains and updates the estimating software.
:Produces new and modifies existing construction systems, wizards, assemblies, and models as necessary. Updates Unit Price Catalog and Company Standards as required.
:Proficient in all computer software programs used in preconstruction with particular emphasis on estimating software (e.g. Excel, Timberline, On:Screen Takeoff (OST), HCSS and Bluebeam).
:Develops internal budgets and ensures project profitability.
Promote Customer Relations
:Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customers expectations.
:Develops proposals and assists in presentations as necessary.
:Actively participates in industry, client, and community relations to enhance company image.
Culture, Leadership and Employee Development
:Communicate our vision and purpose through Service, Talent and Choices.
:Serves as a role model and promotes professional behavior.
:Participates in talent management activities, such as recruiting, coaching and mentoring others.
:Participates in and supports Estimating training programs, and commits to the development of department staff and of self.
:Prepares performance and salary reviews for employees and related follow up.
:Performs other related duties as needed.

Qualifications
:B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred and 12+ years of preconstruction estimating experience on commercial and institutional construction projects.
:Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity the years of experience may vary.
:Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple projects at a time.
:Must have experience in the San Francisco and Bay Area region, with intimate knowledge of the local markets and subcontractor base in both the private and public market sectors.
:Possess solid knowledge of civil/site construction, foundation and structural systems, exterior building systems, interior finish construction systems, and mechanical and electrical systems, and associated costs.
:Possess excellent organizational and managerial skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
:Able to create and manage related assignments and schedules based on key

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• Location: San Francisco

• Post ID: 83345722 sf
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